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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2020, 06:46 AM
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Posted By tzincp
haha thats a funny story, but I dont think thats...

haha thats a funny story, but I dont think thats my issue.
This happens no matter where I park. For example: in front of a shop for 15 minutes, or in my private garage.

I doubt anyone is getting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By tzincp
No, not at all. I'm in California, the state is...

No, not at all. I'm in California, the state is on fire right now haha
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By tzincp
Question Alarm keeps going off while parked??

When parked and locked my car's (986) alarm will randomly go off, sometimes within an hour, sometimes hours later or the next morning.

I have been scratching my head with this for some time. When...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 04-08-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 451,560
Posted By tzincp
One of my favorites- I didnt take this one...

One of my favorites- I didnt take this one...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By tzincp
I believe it is a different relay in the later...

I believe it is a different relay in the later years that puts the windows up. It can be retrofitted to an older boxster if you like.


EDIT: this is incorrect. thank you particlewave
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-08-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By tzincp
Solution?

Ok, got it I think: using the "comfort function" that allows you to roll the windows up or down with the key from outside the car (drivers side)
you can nudge both windows down the same amount...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By tzincp
cracking windows in hot weather?

Hello, Im a fairly new 986 owner and have a habit of leaving the windows cracked when I park. (keeps the interior cooler when parked outside and the air fresh when parked inside)

On the 986 when I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,913
Posted By tzincp
My car just passed 100K miles on the original...

My car just passed 100K miles on the original IMSB, clean oil filter every time I check. I'll likely end up changing it for an equivalent bearing when I do the clutch, but until then I will enjoy it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By tzincp
Unhappy turn signal stalk issue... broken

Hello,

My turn signal made one of those "interesting" noises while signalling right with the searing at center. Suddenly it will not cancel when signalling left and I have to hold it to keep it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
I see what you mean with T3: such a long left...

I see what you mean with T3: such a long left sweeping braking zone to cause issues...
https://www.autoclubspeedway.com/~/media/076F3CE929A84DACBD9EF4D9E1E298DF.ashx

Does this imply that in an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
I see what you mean with T3: such a long left...

I see what you mean with T3: such a long left sweeping braking zone to starve it of oil
https://www.autoclubspeedway.com/~/media/076F3CE929A84DACBD9EF4D9E1E298DF.ashx

Would this imply that in a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
Why left sweepers specifically? Is there...

Why left sweepers specifically?
Is there something in the design of the oil sump that causes this?
I was under the impression that the pickup is in the middle of the sump directly under the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
Haha, yes Topless's advice to keep it straight...

Haha, yes Topless's advice to keep it straight and level at high rpm makes a good deal of sense to me- Thank you Topless

My mechanic did scare me a bit, I thought I was purchasing a track capable...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
Alright then, Thank you for the advice. It...

Alright then, Thank you for the advice.
It sounds like as long as I am on street tires and avoid the combination of high rpm + high load factor I should be fine.

While I am by no means an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By tzincp
Question m96 track reliability? (noob question)

Hello, I recently purchased my first 986. During the PPI the experienced Porsche Indy mechanic strongly recommended against using the M96 engine for ANY track work, not so much as a DE.
He cited...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By tzincp
Question m96 track reliability?

I AM AN IDIOT

THIS IS A DUPLICATE THREAD: Move along until I figure out how to delete it, sorry
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By tzincp
Hi, yes you can. when I pulled mine on a warm...

Hi, yes you can. when I pulled mine on a warm engine I lost the oil in the canister as well as a bit of a splash from the area above it.
In total a bit under half a quart oil lost.
Good luck
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By tzincp
Smile Thanks to all who have helped me out here. I am...

Thanks to all who have helped me out here. I am now a brand new P986 owner! :)
Hopefully I have many enjoyable miles to come.:dance:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By tzincp
Alright, that makes sense about the IMS flange...

Alright, that makes sense about the IMS flange JFP, thanks.
This was done within the past year by a reputable independent shop at the time of a clutch change. I wonder why they didnt do the IMS for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-26-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By tzincp
Post Questions before buying my first Porsche (986)

Hello all,
This is my first post- I am looking at buying a 986 as stated in the title, there are a couple of areas of concern that I have questions about:

I have my eyes set on a 2001 S...
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